Project Blue Book: Aidan Gillen, Michael Malarkey, Ksenia Solo, conventions & more!

Michael Malarkey

August 5, 2021 – The latest on the Save Blue Book project as well as news on what the cast is up to these days!

🛸 The Save Blue Book petition has reached 32,000 signatures! If you haven’t signed it yet, please do so at

The official @SaveBlueBook twitter account also posted this neat Project Blue Book video from New Zealand.

🛸 The Project Project (a podcast about pop culture and history) did a segment where they discuss Project Blue Book. Details at tweet below.

🛸 All six episodes of Discovery’s Killers Of The Cosmos with Aidan Gillen are now available for free on BiliBili. Visit to watch them all. Thanks to for news and screencaps of Aidan from this show.

And they spelled Aidan’s name incorrectly in all the credits. ☹

Meanwhile, reports on Twitter and Instagram are that Aidan’s new eight-part Kin series will debt on AMC+ exclusively on September 9th.

There is a giveaway to win Aidan’s film Rose Plays Julie on DVD at For U.S. residents only. Entries end August 12th. Details at website link.

🛸 Michael Malarkey has a new project in the works. He posted a photo but has kept silent on what it is but he’s looking good in this photo!

Michael posted this neat throwback photo to the Project Blue Book days, from episode “Area 51” with himself, Aidan Gillen and Jerod Haynes.

Michael returned to Twitter briefly to announce his departure from a smartphone to a flip phone. He’s always been low-tech (if you ever saw his Twitch videos, you’d remember that).

Michael will be in Romania this month for the European Comic Con (barring professional commitments, COVID, etc., of course). Full details at the convention website at and they also have a Facebook page at*F

Michael did an interview for Migration Films called “A Conversation On Palestine:. (Actors and public figures, Michael Malarkey @mkmalarkey and Islah Abdur-Rahman @mistahislah come together to discuss the serious situation in Palestine and why it’s so important to speak up and share the situation on all social media platforms.) Watch the entire video at

🛸 Ksenia Solo posted on her Instagram that she will appear at GalaxyCon on August 8th. Full details at link below. This is a “Lost Girl” virtual experience. There will be a free live Q&A at 2pm ET.

🛸 David O’Leary has a new project. He reported on Twitter that he’s adapting a DUST scif-short film (“The Masseuse”) into a feature film. DUST is a sci-fi entertainment brand under Gunpowder & Sky. The current content library consists of more than 400 cutting-edge stories. You can view DUST videos for free on YouTube.

🛸 Jerod Haynes (Agent Banks, season 2) participated in a podcast recently. Full details at tweet below.

🛸 Cinedigm has acquired North American rights to Neal McDonough’s thriller Red Stone. Plans are to air it in select theaters, on demand and digital this winter (2021/22). Full details at

Neal posted about a charity auction at his Instagram. Event takes place Sunday, August 8th.

🛸 The Laura Mennell Online site will be going down for a bit (at some point) as it’s moved to another host. Follow on Twitter for latest news.

Laura posted a photo at her Instagram:

🛸 Khalilah Joi (Valerie Mann in season 1 episode “Abduction”) is in a new TV series, Johnson, airing on the BounceTV channel.

(1) Comment

  1. History’s 19-set UFO investigation drama ‘Project Blue Book’ has a fascinating historical backdrop, but can’t find that ‘X-Files’ balance of monster-of-the-week and mythology. Set in the early 19, the series is based on the real story of astrophysicist and college professor Josef Allen Hynek (Aidan Gillen), who spent decades working as part of the Air Force s titular program investigating UFO encounters and unexplained phenomena. For purposes of the show, he does this under the watch of Captain Michael Quinn (Michael Malarkey), a veteran with a history of dark experiences in the military. Hynek s job is to get to the truth of each case, but only if the truth is an easy explanation that Quinn can feed to local authorities and press before reporting back to his own shady bosses ( Neal McDonough s Harding and Michael Harney s Valentine), a pair of generals with their fingers in a conspiracy that I m just going to assume goes all the way up to somewhere near the top.

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